Interview Henny van Lanen: "Drought response capacity and prevention to reduce future Europe's water balance vulnerability" Droughts and water scarcity are increasingly being observed in many regions of Europe and, according to the EEA, in the coming decades the continent is likely to suffer more frequent meteorological droughts. Dr. Henny van Lanen (coordinator EDC) has been interviewed by Elena Ledda.
European Research Media Centre (, Thursday 12 January 2012

Project objectives

  • Drought as a natural hazard, incl. climate drivers, drought generating processes and occurrences
  • Environmental and socio-economic impacts
  • Vulnerabilities, risks and policy responses, incl. the further development of drought management plans in support of EU and other international policies